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Grasses in Agriculture.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Grasses in Agriculture.

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesFao Agricultural Studies -- 42
ContributionsWhyte, R.O., Moir, T.R.G., Cooper, J.P.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21756251M

An in-depth reference for the major cool-season forage grasses, this publication is unique in that it addresses such a large number of species in terms of their role in agriculture and conservation as well as their management. The performance of livestock grazing grasses is directly related to the quantity and quality of grass on offer. While there are many quality characteristics that influence the intake of a grass by livestock, the most useful are digestibility and crude protein; hence, where available, these figures are provided for individual species.

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago. After gathering wild grains beginning at least , years ago, (01) China: , A reference book on the most common grasses in the Great Plains region, this publication is ideal for farmers, ranchers, wildlife enthusiasts and students who have a need to identify grasses. This page, full-color book can be used to easily and accurately identify grasses in the area. Authors: Chuck R. Coffey and Russell L. Stevens.

Manual of the Grasses of the United States Volume 1 by A. S. Hitchcock, A. S. Hitchcock U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and a great selection of related books, art . "The diagnostic features of the seedlings represented in the book will be very useful, leading to correct identification of grass species for scientific studies on grasses. The book is valuable for researchers in the field of agriculture, especially for genetic improvement of cereals, millets and forage crops; ornamental horticulture and.


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